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ThomsonReuters Announces 2015 Citation Laureates, including NIST Fellow

ThomsonReuters, the publishers of Web of Science, have released the results of their first ever Citation Laureates: People’s Choice Poll. ThomsonReuters conducted a poll of researchers who use its databases to establish a list of Citation Laureates, those likely to be nominated for the Nobel Prize based on the impact of their work in the past year. The People’s Choice Poll is voluntary and represents a wide cross-section of the research community, whereas Nobel Laureates are selected by committee; for 2015, none of the People’s Choice Poll winners have been nominated for the Nobel Prize. Poll results pull from the same categories as those for the Nobel Prize:

Deborah S. Jin of NIST Quantum Physics Division 689/JILA has been named under the Physics category for her work on atomic gasses at ultra-cold temperatures and the development of the first fermionic condensate.

Added 11/4


New for Web of Science Users: Emerging Sources Citation Index

Starting November 8, Web of Science Core Collection Subscribers will have access to Emerging Sources Citation Index. ESCI will empower the ability to see the largest collection of high quality peer-reviewed, scholarly literature possible with over 1,100 journals currently indexed and more to come. This release deepens Web of Science coverage of regional content and exposes new, important content making it searchable, discoverable, and countable. Learn more today!


Added 11/6


Nature Communications - All Open Access  Starting January 2016

Nature Communications began transitioning to Open Access at the end of 2014, by publishing all new article submissions via the Open Access model. The older content remained subscription based.  Starting in January 2016, however, Nature Communications will become a fully Open Access journal with all content freely accessible online. This change means:

For more information, visit the Nature Communications about page. Nature Communications was originally covered in the November 19, 2014 Library News.

Added 11/18


Back Issues of Five Journals Now Available via Portico

The back issues of five journal titles are now available on the Library’s E-Journals page. These journals are hosted on the Portico E-Journal Preservation Service, of which the Library is a participant. The titles are:

Added 11/25


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